Job Info Job Title: Quality Assurance Inspector Location: Castroville, CA Job Number: 11918 Posted Date: 7/6/2021 Job description POSITION SUMMARY: The QA Inspector will perform inspections on all commodities. Work schedule will be Monday – Saturday, with variable hours as needed to fulfill job responsibility; Sunday and holidays as required. Travel and seasonal relocation will be required to our remote facilities and surrounding areas. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Respond to requests for quality inspections of specific lots. Perform quality inspections for all commodities harvested each day including outside purchased products for California, Arizona, and Mexico. Rate products according to Ocean Mist standards, including additional characteristics such as weight, color, condition, appearance, packing, temperature, etc. Make recommendations for cooling, icing, cartons, packaging and palletizing of product. Create inspection reports for aging, daily and raw inspections. Conduct daily pre and post-harvest field observations as well as shelf life studies upon request. Coordinate with Sales Department to verify delivery of incoming product in poor condition. Help prepare and coordinate arrival of product for exhibitions, fairs, conventions, etc. Other Duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or an equivalent is highly desired; requires continuing education in supervision, safety and other job-related areas. 1 – 3 years’ experience as a Quality Assurance Inspector is preferred. Ability to read, write and speak in an English capacity at a proficient level is required; bilingual in English/Spanish is highly desired; basic math and reading skills are required. Valid California Drivers License, Class C, be insurable and ability to operate a company vehicle is required. Ability to travel and work at our remote areas - Castroville, Huron, Oxnard, Coachella, Yuma and Mexico. Strong interpersonal skills including; ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees, peers, supervisors, vendors and customers. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Majority of time spent working outdoors, often sitting, walking, standing, kneeling, turning, reaching, pulling climbing stairs for long periods of time; frequent lifting 12-35 pounds and occasional lifting 55-60 pounds without undue physical exertion. Office equipment to be used (not inclusive list): telephone, computer keyboard, photocopy machine, fax, 10-key calculator and other office equipment. Able to correctly use radio frequency handheld devices is required. Ability to work in an office, cooler and field environment with an average range between 33 degrees and 110+ degrees. Ability to communicate verbally and comprehend verbal instructions; requires sufficient sight and hearing to perform all duties; strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to learn new duties with minimal repetition. Ability to carry out defined procedures with specific instructions. Ability to manage a project from its initiation to completion with minimal supervision. Apply today! Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com Quality Assurance Jobs - Food Safety Jobs - Packinghouse Jobs - Agriculture Jobs Apply By Our Email: Apply Email Apply Here Online: Apply Online Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.